Grand Traverse County Extension Office
Nutrition and Physical Activity
Sarah Eichberger, MPH, RDN, is a public health nutritionist at MSU Extension where she works to provide statewide leadership in the area of developing and supporting implementation of policy, systems, and environmental change interventions within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) program and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). Within her role, Ms. Eichberger is serving in her 6th year as a local site supervisor for FoodCorps.
Sarah developed a strong interest in public health through several years of work experience as a registered dietitian in diverse urban settings. Prior to joining MSU Extension, Sarah worked for the University of Minnesota Extension. In this role, she worked in support of community and public health approaches to improve healthy food access and disease prevention through the development of community food systems in the Twin Cities metro region and statewide. Sarah has also served as the Refugee Nutritionist for the Chicago-based non-profit Heartland Alliance and with the Women Infant Children and Maternal/Infant Health Program through two Federally Qualified Health Centers with Grand Rapids Mercy Health.
Sarah has a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics from Michigan State University and is a 2012 graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, where she studied nutrition with a concentration in health disparities and served as a Maternal and Child Health Fellow.